All items: Employment rights

  • Five ways HR can lead the way with GDPR

    Date:
    15 August 2017

    While the GDPR brings risks and eye-watering penalties for non-compliance, it also brings great opportunities for firms that use it to build a healthier, more effective relationship of trust with customers and employees around data, says Barry Stanton.

  • Draft EU employment legislation state of play, August 2017

    Date:
    2 August 2017

    This article lists all significant items of employment-related draft EU legislation that are currently in the legislative pipeline, or due to be proposed in the near future. It also shows proposals that have been adopted in the past six months.

  • How to find the balance between flexible working and "always on"

    Date:
    19 July 2017

    Research has shown that many workers value flexible working over a pay rise. Sarah Thompson asks how can employers ensure that being able to log on from anywhere does not lead to people never turning off?

  • Draft EU employment legislation state of play, July 2017

    Date:
    7 July 2017

    This article lists all significant items of employment-related draft EU legislation that are currently in the legislative pipeline, or due to be proposed in the near future. It also shows proposals that have been adopted in the past six months.

  • Grievance procedures: Five-step guide for employers

    Date:
    5 July 2017

    Dealing with a grievance promptly and fairly is vital for employers aiming to reduce the risk of employment tribunal claims. Zeba Sayed sets out a five-step guide for HR on how to conduct a successful grievance procedure.

  • How to gear up for GDPR and create a data privacy culture

    Date:
    21 June 2017

    It is easy to view GDPR as just another compliance challenge, but HR can play a crucial role in ensuring everyone in the organisation contributes to a data privacy-friendly culture, says Sarah Thompson.

  • Draft EU employment legislation state of play, June 2017

    Date:
    8 June 2017

    This article lists all significant items of employment-related draft EU legislation that are currently in the legislative pipeline, or due to be proposed in the near future. It also shows proposals that have been adopted in the past six months.

  • General election 2017: the party manifestos and employment law

    Date:
    26 May 2017

    With the general election approaching, consultant editor Darren Newman examines the Labour and Conservative manifestos to see where the two main parties stand when it comes to potential changes to employment law.

  • WhatsApp and confidential data: where to draw the line with social media

    Date:
    19 May 2017

    An investment bank employee has been investigated by the Financial Conduct Authority after sharing confidential client information over WhatsApp. While a reasonable level of employee social media use at work may be acceptable, it is still important to have clear social media policies.

  • Legal and practical tips for employers on homeworking

    Date:
    12 May 2017

    This month on 19 May it is "National work from home day". So what should employers be aware of if they want to facilitate homeworking?

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